By the Numbers: PSU dominates Georgia State
UNIVERSITY PARK — Here’s our rundown of some of the standout numbers from Penn State’s 56-0 victory over Georgia State on Saturday at Beaver Stadium.
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102,746: game attendance.
4,552: career passing yards for Trace McSorley, 10th in Penn State history.
526: total yards of offense for Penn State.
360: passing yards by Penn State.
320: total yards of offense for Georgia State.
309: passing yards by McSorley.
226: all-purpose yards for Saquon Barkley (47 rushing, 142 receiving, 37 return).
170: career receptions for DaeSean Hamilton, third-best at Penn State; Allen Robinson is second with 177.
142: receiving yards for Barkley, a career high.
85: touchdown throw from McSorley to Barkley, the third-longest pass play in Penn State history, the longest since 1971, and the longest Penn State passing play ever at home.
81: number of offensive plays for Georgia State.
53: numbers of offensive plays for Penn State.
50: yards Marcus Allen returned an interception; the standout safety picked off his first career pass.
47: rushing yards by Barkley, on 10 carries.
41-yard touchdown run by Andre Robinson; it’s the longest rush for Robinson in his career.
40: career touchdown passes for McSorley.
35-yard touchdown from Tommy Stevens to Saeed Blacknall in the third quarter; it was Stevens’ first touchdown throw.
18: number of consecutive games in which McSorley has thrown a touchdown. He extended his own school record.
10: numbers of consecutive games Penn State has scored 30-plus points; it’s the third-longest active streak in FBS.
9: Penn State players who caught a reception.
8: Penn State players who scored touchdowns.
5: tackles by freshman cornerback Lamont Wade, his best one-game total at Penn State.
3: Penn State interceptions.
2: number of shutouts for Penn State through its first three games; it’s the first time the Lions have recorded two shutouts in the same season since 2007.
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